Manna Food Center (Manna) in Gaithersburg and Silver Spring United Methodist Church (SSUMC) celebrate Saturday, June 23, the opening of a community kitchen in the church’s Four Corners location at 33 University Blvd. East. The kitchen will be used to turn unused produce from local farms and farmers’ markets into nutritious food to be distributed to County residents in need.

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Rev. Angela Flanagan, lead pastor at the church, and Manna CEO Jackie DeCarlo are expected to speak at the 9 a.m. ribbon-cutting. Tours of the kitchen will also will be available.

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